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THE VILLAGE OF NEW GOURNA

Hassan Fathy, architecture for the poor

Egyptian architect, life and mentality

Where is Gourna ?

place of Gourna in Egypt

Why vernacular architecture

reasons and advantageous of vernacular architecture in Gourna project

Materials and application

properties and application of mud-brick construction

The lesson of Gourna

what do we learn from Gourna, the way that Gourna project leads us